Emergency Exit Panel Assembly.
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
Sealer (Item 28, Appendix D)
Silicone Sealer (Item 26, Appendix D)
Gasket, Silicone (Item 27, appendix D)
Blind rivets, Various
Shield, EM (Item 32, appendix D)
Tape (Item 33, appendix D)
Filter - RF (Item 34, appendix D)
Inspect. (Figure 3-22)
Inspect the panel for external damage.
Inspect the silicone weather gasket (1) located on the outside track on the
inside periphery of the panel, and weather gasket (2) located on the inside edge
of the panel cover.
(Shielded) Inspect the EM shield (1.1) located adjacent to the silicone weather
Inspect the air filters (11) for wear and cleanliness.
(Shielded) Inspect the RFI/EMI filter (17.1).
Inspect the four latches (5) for wear and secure mounting.
Inspect the intake louver assembly (17) for damage and secure mounting.
Test. Test of the emergency exit panel consists of testing for proper seal pressure on
the silicone weather gasket. The procedure listed below shall be performed at the center
bottom; 1/2 inch from each corner; and two places along each side (approximately 1/3 and 2/3
the height of the emergency exit panel) as shown in Figure 3-21.
(1) Place a single piece of paper (0.005 inches maximum thickness by 2-1/2 inches
wide) between the silicone weather gasket and its bearing surface.
(2) Turn knob assemblies (Item 1, figure 3-20) clockwise and secure emergency exit
panel securely to door.